This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: tongue X: Vagus - very important nerve in the parasympathetic nervous system - controls functions of the heart, respiratory tract, and the digestive system- Test ability to swallow and cough and check for the gag reflex by touching back of the throat- Damage causes difficulty swallowing and impaired digestive function XI: Accessory Test by having patient shrug shoulders and turn head against your resistance Damage causes impaired ability to shrug shoulders and turn head XII: Hypoglossal remember gloss means tongue! Test by having patient stick out their tongue Damage causes difficulty talking and inability to stick out tongue 1...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course BIO 130 taught by Professor Rapps during the Fall '06 term at Carroll WI.
- Fall '06
- Human Biology